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- Dr. Margaret Hamburg Commission of the Food and Drug Administration. She is the former vice president of biological programs at the Nuclear Threat Initiative; former public health commissioner of New York City; and former assistant secretary of planning at the Department of Health and Human Services.
- Gene Del Polito president of the Association for Postal Commerce
- Tom Sharkey manager of government relations at the U.S. Postal Service
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